Rotocontrol and Domino partner to expand capabilities in hybrid label printing and finishing

The new solution will be unveiled in June

The DT-340 digital label finishing machine with an integrated Domino N610i label press

Label finishing solutions provider Rotocontrol and Domino have partnered to offer label printers and converters expanded capabilities and value-added differentiation in hybrid label printing and finishing.

The new inline hybrid solution featuring the Rotocontrol DT-340 digital label finishing machine with an integrated Domino N610i label press will be featured in Rotocontrol’s new headquarters and demo center in Siek, Germany with an opening planned for this June. Rotocontrol in Green Bay, USA will also feature this complete inkjet hybrid finishing press in June at the opening of its new demo center.

Features of the N610i in the combined hybrid solution are up to seven colors including opaque white, 600dpi native print resolution, and operating speeds accelerating to 70m/min (230ft/min) combining the productivity of flexo printing with the flexibility offered by rapid job change digital technology. Compliance for food packaging is also offered with the new Domino UV95 ink set.

The Rotocontrol DT-340 provides multiple die-cutting and printing stations, lamination, cold foiling, hot stamping, label inspection, small roll programmable auto turret winding and 100% servo control from Bosch Rexroth.

“This powerful hybrid configuration takes business to the next level allowing label printers to expand capabilities, make more money, do more for current customers, and gain new customers as well,” said Jürgen Pflieger, marketing manager for Domino Germany. “With virtually unlimited printing and converting options, printers can produce complex labels on a wide range of materials and substrates for maximum flexibility and future-proofed production capabilities.”

We are pleased to partner with Domino in this next-generation hybrid machine,” said Marco Aengenvoort, Rotocontrol managing director. “This advanced hybrid label printing and finishing system will be the main anchor in our new demo center, to showcase its many features and possibilities in live demonstrations. We look forward to opening our new headquarters in June and begin welcoming label printers to Siek.”

Rotocontrol and Domino will also host an open house at Rotocontrol’s new headquarters in Siek to present the new DT-340/N610i hybrid label printing and finishing system. The official date will be announced soon.

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